Opera
February 1, 2024

Opera House could be on borrowed time

 

By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

The fate of the Richwood Opera House remains undecided but some residents said a future without the 133-year-old building seems more and more likely.

While no actions were taken following a town hall meeting to discuss the building last week, the sentiment in the air seemed to favor clearing the property to make room for something else.

About a dozen or more community members, including Opera House Revitalization Committee members, residents and some members of council, gathered at the village offices to share thoughts.

Those who spoke expressed mixed feelings about the possibility of demolishing the structure but nearly every speaker sa…

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